How Do I Customize My Home Screens On The Sprint SPH-M580 (Samsung Replenish) Phone?

You can customize your device's Home screen by adding shortcuts, widgets, and folders, or by changing the wallpaper.

  • Manage Shortcuts

    Shortcuts are different than the current Home Screen Widgets that only launch an application. Shortcuts activate a feature, action, or launch an application.

    To add a shortcut from the Applications tab:

    1. Press  to activate the Home Screen.
    2. Select a location (screen) for your new shortcut by scrolling across your available screens until you reach the desired one.
    3. Tap the Applications Tab  to reveal all your current applications. By default, the applications are listed in a Grid view.
    4. Scroll down through the list and locate your desired application.
    5. Touch and hold the onscreen icon. This creates an immediate shortcut of the selected icon and closes the Applications tab. The new shortcut then appears to hover over the currently active screen.
    6. While still holding the onscreen icon, position it on the current screen. Once complete, release the screen to lock the shortcut into its new position.

    To add a shortcut via the Add to Home screen:

    1. Press  to activate the Home Screen.
    2. Touch and hold on an empty area of the screen
    3. From the Add to Home screen window tap Shortcuts
    4. Tap a selection from the available list:
      • Applications
      • Bookmark
      • Contact
      • Direct dial
      • Direct message
      • Directions & Navigation
      • Music playlist
      • Settings
    5. Follow the onscreen instructions to add the new shortcut to your current Home Screen.

    To delete a shortcut:

    1. Press  to activate the Home Screen.
    2. Touch and hold the desired shortcut. This unlocks it from its location on the current screen.
    3. Drag the icon over the Delete icon  and release it.
  • Add and Remove Widgets

    Widgets are self-contained applications that reside in either your Applications tab or on the Home or Extended screens. Unlike a shortcut, this widget appears as an onscreen application.

    To add a Widget:

    1. Press  to activate the Home Screen.
    2. Touch and hold on an empty area of the screen.
    3. From the Add to Home screen window tap Widgets.
    4. Touch an available widget to place it on your current screen.
      • Choices include: Analog clock, Calendar, Google Search, Home Screen tips, Latitude, Market, Music, News & Weather, Picture frame, Power Control, Traffic, Tutorial #1, Tutorial #2, Tutorial #3, Tutorial #4, Tutorial #5, and YouTube.

    To remove a Widget:

    1. Touch and hold a widget until you can move it around on the screen
    2. Drag the icon over the Delete icon  and release it
      • As you place the widget into the Trash, both items turn red
      • This action does not delete the widget, just removes it from the current screen

    To place a widget onto a different screen:

    1. Touch and hold the widget until it becomes transparent
    2. Drag it to the edge of your screen
    3. Slowly drag it past the edge of the screen
    4. Add the widget to the new screen
    5. Repeat these steps to continue moving it to other adjacent screens
  • Create Folders

    Folders are located on any of the three available screens and contain both files (such as data and images) and Contact or entries.

    To create a folder onscreen:

    1. Press  to activate the Home Screen.
    2. Touch and hold on an empty area of the screen.
    3. From the Add to Home screen window touch Folder.
    4. Touch an available folder type to place it on your current screen.
      • Choices include New folder, All contacts, Bluetooth received, Contacts with phone numbers, Google Contacts, Recent documents, or Starred contacts
  • Change the Wallpaper

    Choose what you see on the Home Screen (behind your shortcuts and Widgets) while powering on or off your handset, and when in standby mode.

    1. Press the Home key.
    2. Press the Menu Key .
    3. Touch Wallpaper.
    4. Touch Eco Wallpapers, Gallery, ID Wallpapers, Live Wallpaper, or Wallpapers.
    5. Scroll through available images and tap a selection to preview it.
    6. Touch Set wallpaper to assign a preset image.
      – or –
      Touch Save to assign a picture as a wallpaper.

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